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Abdul Rasheed War

Visiting Scientist - Entomology

South Asia/Central Asia

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PhD Entomology, University of Madras

Research interests

Host plant resistance, insect-plant interactions, tri-trophic interactions, insect rearing and biological control


Entomologist Abdul Rasheed War has eight years of research experience in the field, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Centre for Excellence in Climate Change - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), visiting scientist in entomology at ICRISAT, and as an entomologist with Mahindra Agri. Solutions Ltd., Mumbai. He has published 25 research papers in international journals, has several book chapters to his credit, and has presented his work at many national and international conferences. Dr. War is an active reviewer for national and international journals on insect and plant biology, and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Clinical and Biological Sciences. He has received several awards including the 2014 Resource Mobiliser Award from (ICRISAT); 2012 BRPM Gold Medal for the Best Research by the Academy of Environmental Biology, Lucknow; 2013 Postdoctoral Research Associate Fellowship Entomology, ICRISAT; 2013 Young Scientist Fellowship Award by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.